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Guide to the Goodrich-Baker family papers, 1811-1952 and undated

Abstract

The Goodrich and Baker families hailed from Maine, New Hampshire, Iowa and Illinois. Collection comprises letters, with a few other items, mostly to and from members and friends of the Baker and Goodrich families of Maine, New Hampshire, Iowa and Illinois, chiefly in the 19th century. Included are letters to Union soldiers and letters from Turkey and India in the 1870s and 1880s.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
RL.00464
Title
Goodrich-Baker family papers
Date
1811-1952 and undated
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet, Approx. 300 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises letters, with a few other items, mostly to and from members and friends of the Baker and Goodrich families of Maine, New Hampshire, Iowa and Illinois, chiefly in the 19th century. Included are letters to Union soldiers and letters from Turkey and India in the 1870s and 1880s.

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1811-1905
(11 folders)
Box 1
Writings by L.M. Baker, undated
Box 1
Calculations, correspondence, inventory, application for Daughters of the American Revolution membership, undated
Box 1
Photographs, 1948-1952 and undated
Box 1
Small books, pamphlets
(5 items)
Box 1
Account book, store pamphlet, business chart, 1858-1865 and undated
Box 1

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Goodrich-Baker family Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Goodrich-Baker family papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1995.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff, 1995

Encoded by Elizabeth Shesko, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 1995-0113

This collection has been given basic processing: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.